Columbia Bank Residential Lending offers the same competitive products and rates as national banks, but with personal attention and expertise from local lenders you know and trust. We’re here to help you with the most important investment you'll likely ever make: your home.
Lorry Gilbreath is a loan originator and mortgage banker with over 23 years of experience in the residential lending industry. She covers the Peninsula and Seattle regions and works with the Columbia Bank Wealth Management Teams. Lorry travels throughout the area to meet with customers to discuss their lending needs and makes a priority of understanding her client’s expectations and financial goals when originating or refinancing their residential loan. You can depend on her to do the research and obtain the best terms and rates.
Lorry is a recipient of the Diamond Club Award and 5.0 Perfect Mystery Shop Award for customer service. She has also been awarded Top Producer from 2008 through 2014. Lorry has been actively involved with the Boys and Girls Club since 2008 serving on the Advisory Board of Directors. She also serves with her husband in the Coast Guard Auxiliary.
With home mortgage rates at historic lows, Lorry believes this is the perfect time to refinance your current mortgage or buy a new home.
In her position as a residential loan officer at Columbia Bank, Kim Grayson considers it an honor to assist her clients in financing what is often the most important investment of their lifetime. She serves our Skagit, Island and Whatcom county areas, and is happy to travel to meet clients in person, adding convenience and personalized service to the lending process.
With nearly 30 years of experience in the industry, Kim is a trusted advisor, offering knowledge and guidance when purchasing or refinancing a home. The foundation for Kim’s philosophy is to always do what is best for her customers. She works closely with her clients to understand their needs and expectations, creating a unified and successful relationship.
Kim has been active for many years in her community, including involvement with local chambers of commerce, the Skagit Island County Builder Association, and the North Puget Sound Association of Realtors.
Rachel McConkey is a residential loan officer at Columbia Bank. She serves the branches throughout King and Snohomish counties. Rachel works closely with first-time and repeat homebuyers to find the right mortgage loan products to suit their needs while providing expert advice and guiding them through the lending process.
Rachel has 20 years of mortgage banking experience with advanced knowledge and understanding of a variety of mortgage loan options including conventional conforming, jumbo loans and government loans with fixed and adjustable rate options. Her breadth of expertise brings with it an in-depth knowledge of mortgage lending guidelines, regulations and compliance. As a residential lending officer, Rachel works alongside her referral partners to meet all customers’ financial needs and ensure a positive experience at Columbia Bank.
Rachel is actively involved in her local community, serving as the treasurer for the North Kitsap Options Parent Group, which supports alternative education in the North Kitsap School District.
Shelly Parrish is a loan officer for Columbia Bank, specializing in residential lending. Her area of expertise and background spans banking and title escrow, allowing her to understand the entire mortgage process. She enjoys working with first-time home buyers, including military personnel throughout Pierce, King and Thurston Counties.
Respect is paramount to Shelly, who emphasizes the importance of individualized customer relationships. She enjoys working with all borrowers to assist them with their unique needs, whether they are purchasing or refinancing. Shelly believes strong relationships provide immeasurable strength within society and by serving customers well, the community thrives along with Columbia Bank.
With a decade of banking experience, Alan believes in providing on-going customer service and open communication are paramount to maintaining genuine client relationships. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Oregon State University, where he studied construction engineering and management.
Active in his local community, Alan has been involved with several organizations including the Home Builder Association and the Oregon State Elks Association.
Mike Coffey is the AVP residential loan officer for Columbia Bank’s Private and Commercial Banking Home Loans department. He serves the Spokane, Ritzville, Pullman, Othello and Coeur d’Alene branches. In his position, Mike focuses on originating purchases and refinancing home loans while assisting bank customers with their specific needs, as well as covering private and commercial banking.
Mike has 25 years of banking experience, with a focus on home loans and sales. He believes his role is to serve the client by providing expert banking advice with a personalized approach. Mike values quality relationships with customers, fostering a high level of trust and providing the expert guidance they expect.
Outside of the bank, Mike enjoys lending his time to his local community in Spokane. He has volunteered his time with Habitat for Humanity, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and a number of local charitable organizations including the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery.
Leanne is a lifetime resident of the Spokane/Coeur d’Alene area who has been in the mortgage lending industry for over 30 years. She grew up building houses with her father and siblings which gave her great knowledge of residential construction which she utilized when she later went into the mortgage business. One of the things that never gets old to Leanne in this business is the great feeling of helping someone achieve their dream of owning their first home or possibly their later in life dream home. Every borrower has a different story but they all want the same thing which is to own a home or refinance their home and Leanne tries to make the path to the end result as easy as possible. She has experience with all mortgage loan products from the first time home buyer programs to Jumbo loans.
Leanne has been involved with many industry organizations including Spokane Mortgage Lenders, Spokane Association of Realtors and the Spokane Home builders. She has also worked with Habitat for Humanity, Community Frameworks and the Pacific Northwest Mortgage Lenders Association. Outside of work she has been involved with Blessings Under the Bridge, Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery, The Lands Council, Relay for Life and several local animal rescue groups.
Kenet has been in the mortgage lending industry throughout the Washington, Payette and Malheur counties for over 30 years. Integrity, compassion, and experience are the three things that Kenet strives for when working with a customer. She always considers her client’s best interest as her number one priority in getting the job done. Kenet is knowledgeable in all loan products from conventional loans to USDA and other government loan programs.
Kenet is a life time resident of Weiser Idaho and stays active and involved in her community as well as spending time in a fishing boat or on the ski slopes when able. She serves on the board for the Weiser Red Cross Blood Drive and is a member of the Weiser Golf Association and the Payette Washington Board of Realtors.
CL has been originating loans for over 13 years now and she enjoys helping people accomplish the dream of homeownership. She has a commitment to superb customer service and takes great pleasure in helping a borrower find the best loan that meets their individual needs. CL has years of experience in FHA, VA, RD and conventional loan programs, as well as IHFA loans and down payment assistance products. She prides herself on being a great communicator and is engaged with her customers every step of the process and long after. Repeat clients and referrals are the cornerstone of her success.
CL has lived in the Treasure Valley area of Idaho for the majority of her life. She is very well established in the community and is a Past Chairman of the Board with the Caldwell chamber of Commerce. She has even been recognized as an Idaho Business Review Woman of the Year. In addition to still being active with the chamber and the local Canyon County Board of Realtors she is also a strong supporter of the College of Idaho athletics programs, a volunteer for the Canyon County Habitat for Humanity, supporter of Caldwell Veterans Garden and long-time volunteer/supporter of the Caldwell Night Rodeo.
As a residential mortgage consultant, Wanda assists the residents of Washington, Multnomah, Clackamas and Lincoln counties, and helps determine the best residential home loan options available to them. Communication is her number one goal, and Wanda is an expert in being honest and detailed on how to make it all happen.
With over 26 years of banking experience, Wanda offers her customers unparalleled knowledge and expertise in every aspect of the lending process. She provides clear explanations of the specifics on residential loans, which makes her ideal when working with first-time home buyers.
Wanda graduated from Hillsboro High School, and still has deep roots in her Oregon hometown. Both she and her husband contribute time to their community. Wanda’s husband coached baseball in Hillsboro for the past 25 years, and the couple still provides their services and support to the local Hillsboro schools.
As a mortgage loan consultant, Trisha provides residential mortgage lending expertise to customers in the Southwest Oregon region. Her clients come from a range of local communities such as Canby, Woodburn, Molalla, Silverton and Newberg.
Trisha believes that being open, honest and providing each client personalized attention makes for the most successful loan process. No two clients are the same, and with nearly 10 years of experience, Trisha believes building and maintaining trusting relationships is the cornerstone of her position.
Trisha currently volunteers her time to the Canby Booster Club and Canby youth football, lacrosse and basketball teams.
Lora has been a resident of North Idaho for much of her adult life and has worked in the mortgage lending industry for 35 years. Lora takes the time to personally connect to each of her clients and establish a relationship that often becomes a friendship. She is very experienced with all mortgage programs and this enables her to find the right fit for each client. Lora is very dedicated to her clients and her philosophy is that even if she cannot make a loan to you today she will educate you and work with you until she is able to put you into a new home or refinance your existing home.
Lora is very family orientated and most of her free time is spent doing activities with her family in and around the Sandpoint area. Traveling to new and exciting places around the country with her family is also a favorite activity. She is also involved in the Selkirk Association of Realtors, Past Chairperson of the Board for the Music Conservatory of Sandpoint as well as volunteering at her church and her children’s school.
Lee has been in the mortgage lending industry for the past 15 years, with the last 8 of those years in the North Idaho market, where he has been a top producing lender for 7 of those years. Previous to arriving in Sandpoint Lee was a mortgage lender in Chicago, IL. Lee prides himself with giving personalized service to all of his clients and working to find the right solution for their lending needs. Lee has experience with all types of loans from IHFA first time home buyer loans, to Jumbo loans. His goal in any transaction is to have clear understanding and communication from start to finish, and this is just one reason he has so many return clients.
Since arriving in the Sandpoint area in 2007 Lee has been involved with the Selkirk Association of Realtors and the local Kiwanis chapter. He has a large extended family in the North Idaho area as well and volunteers for local events and projects.
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